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The UK government

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The UK government


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the Cabinet ‘The Prime Minister has appointed three new ministers to the Cabinet.’

A group of the most important ministers who together with the Prime Minister form the Executive.

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Parliament ‘The debate in Parliament is being shown on television.’

A capital initial ‘P’ is used when referring to a specific parliament

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The House of Commons ‘We visited the House of Commons on a tour of the Houses of Parliament.’

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The House of Lords ‘The proposal was debated in the House of Lords.’

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the Prime Minster ‘The Prime Minister was appointed this morning.’

The head of the government

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the Chancellor ‘The Chancellor is responsible for the government’s finances.’

The Chancellor of the Exchequer (= Finance Minister)

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the Foreign Secretary ‘The meeting was attended by the Foreign Secretary.’

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the Home Secretary ‘A new Home Secretary was appointed recently.’

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a minister ‘The minister was interviewed on television.’

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a politician ‘There’s a debate on television this evening between politicians from all the main political parties.’

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A Member of Parliament ‘She has been a Member of Parliament for over ten years.’

An MP

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an election ‘The election will be held at the end of the month.’

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to vote ‘Did you vote in the election?’

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to stand for election ‘She’s standing for election this year.’

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a government department ‘The MP plans to raise the issue with the relevant government department.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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the Cabinet
‘The Prime Minister has appointed three new ministers to the Cabinet.’

A group of the most important ministers who together with the Prime Minister form the Executive.

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Parliament
‘The debate in Parliament is being shown on television.’

A capital initial ‘P’ is used when referring to a specific parliament

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The House of Commons
‘We visited the House of Commons on a tour of the Houses of Parliament.’

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The House of Lords
‘The proposal was debated in the House of Lords.’

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the Prime Minster
‘The Prime Minister was appointed this morning.’

The head of the government

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the Chancellor
‘The Chancellor is responsible for the government’s finances.’

The Chancellor of the Exchequer (= Finance Minister)

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the Foreign Secretary
‘The meeting was attended by the Foreign Secretary.’

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the Home Secretary
‘A new Home Secretary was appointed recently.’

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a minister
‘The minister was interviewed on television.’

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a politician
‘There’s a debate on television this evening between politicians from all the main political parties.’

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A Member of Parliament
‘She has been a Member of Parliament for over ten years.’

An MP

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an election
‘The election will be held at the end of the month.’

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to vote
‘Did you vote in the election?’

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to stand for election
‘She’s standing for election this year.’

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a government department
‘The MP plans to raise the issue with the relevant government department.’


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